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I got period todsy, which is late. Today I have bad stomach pain. Is this normal? What are side effects of late period?

I got period todsy, which is late. Today I have bad stomach pain. Is this normal? What are side effects of late period?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more

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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term side effects like a late period? Or anything else?

Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term side effects like a late period? Or anything else?

Yes: Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of the late period?

What is the side effect of the late period?

Side effect or cause: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Late period led to bad painful period. When lie down, seem to swell on right side of ovary. Doesn't hurt. Just swells and is quite firm. Any thoughts?

Late period led to bad painful period. When lie down, seem to swell on right side of ovary. Doesn't hurt. Just swells and is quite firm. Any thoughts?

Not enough info: It's hard to judge how long this has been going on, and what imaging has been done. It's best to go to our ob/gyn doctor and have this ultrasounded and measured, so you have an idea what is going on, or if it only happens around your period. You want this documented, so you know what your baseline is if this is a chronic situation. Need this to compare. Then, you'll have your answer. ...Read more

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What is usually the side effect of finishing the last tab of dinne 35 and fully stop it? Is there any chance late period? And pms?

What is usually the side effect of finishing the last tab of dinne 35 and fully stop it? Is there any chance late period? And pms?

Normal cycles: If you are stopping the pill your normal cycle should reestablish itself in about a month, but sometimes it can take longer. If you are prone to get pms it will return with your normal cycles. ...Read more

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A month late period now a very light one and cramping with no pain on the right side of stomach but on the bottom?

A month late period now a very light one and cramping with no pain on the right side of stomach but on the bottom?

Not sure of question: If you're asking about the possibility of pregnancy, all you need to do is take an otc pregnancy test. It should be positive if you're 4 weeks late and you're pregnant. ...Read more

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A month late period now a very light one and cramping with no pain on the right side of stomach but on the bottom. Possible causes?

A month late period now a very light one and cramping with no pain on the right side of stomach but on the bottom. Possible causes?

Many causes: If your pregnancy test is positive, you must see your md as soon as possible. A condition known as ectopic pregnancy which can be life-threatening is a possibility. A threatened miscarriage is another possibility. If you are not pregnant and your symptoms do not resolve after one cycle, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

Pregnant?: Check a pregnancy test. If not treat the constipation which is very common in the late teens. Try miralax (polyethylene glycol) or natural calm but be diligent with it not hit or miss! ...Read more

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I was 2 weeks late period, usually regular, bled black/brown clots 4 days now stopped, still have lower back pain and cramps and pain right side?

I was 2 weeks late period, usually regular, bled black/brown clots 4 days now stopped, still have lower back pain and cramps and pain right side?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Small dot of clear discharge from right nipple, when touched it was stringy. Side boob pain. Late period neg preg test. What should I do?

Small dot of clear discharge from right nipple, when touched it was stringy. Side boob pain. Late period neg preg test. What should I do?

See doctor: Discharge from the nipple when not pregnant is called galactorrhea. It's not uncommon. It should be checked out by the doctor. There are various causes, mostly not serious. ...Read more

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Hello, I recently had a week late period, however two weeks after my period ended I have spotting reddish-brown, and some cramping on my left side of my pelvis and at times on the right side it goes and comes, I feel somewhat bloated as well, is this norm

Hello, I recently had a week late period, however two weeks after my period ended I have spotting reddish-brown, and some cramping on my left side of my pelvis and at times on the right side it goes and comes, I feel somewhat bloated as well, is this norm

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). ...Read more

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11 days late period, waking up with stomach pain, now pins and needles in my lower right side of my back. What is this?

11 days late period, waking up with stomach pain, now pins and needles in my lower right side of my back. What is this?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause bleeding with tissue pieces from vagina for 3days? Then daily dull pain right side abdom, 4week bloating, late period not pregnant

Can ovarian cyst cause bleeding with tissue pieces from vagina for 3days? Then daily dull pain right side abdom, 4week bloating, late period not pregnant

Possible: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle without producing an egg from the ovary). If a urine pregnancy test is negative, I would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist, and treatment will depend on the cause of the abnormal bleeding and your current short-term pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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My friend, rashes on the inner side of vagina with clear discharge everyday, cramps, sore brests, late period+had sex 9 days after her last period pregn?

My friend, rashes on the inner side of vagina with clear discharge everyday, cramps, sore brests, late period+had sex 9 days after her last period pregn?

Pregnancy test: Having unprotected intercourse 9 days after a menstrual period ended would be right around ovulation. Cramps and sore breasts are also an unspecific sign of pregnancy. To be sure, a pregnancy test should be performed without delay. ...Read more

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Late period. Stabbing pain in vagina/cervix. Low-mid back pain. Dull ache + sharp pains in abdomen + left side. Not pregnant.

Late period. Stabbing pain in vagina/cervix. Low-mid back pain. Dull ache + sharp pains in abdomen + left side. Not pregnant.

Dx?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term effects like a late period? Second month of taking the pill I had a heavy period 4 days.

Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term effects like a late period? Second month of taking the pill I had a heavy period 4 days.

Unlikely long term: Taking plan B two months in a row is unlikely to create long term effects other than resulting in an irregular bleeding pattern.
Being conscientious about taking birth control pills or using protection like condoms is the best remedy for avoiding situations that require taking planB. ...Read more

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How to help your late period start?

How to help your late period start?

If you are obese: Weight loss may allow for return of periods. If you are very inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days per week). If you are severely underweight – an ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If you are an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as medications like Progesterone or >. ...Read more

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What can cause a late period to occur?

What can cause a late period to occur?

Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What the medicine to bring late period..

Progesterone: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) which is progesterone, is the most common medication to provoke a period. Taken for 5 days it typically causes what we term, a withdrawal bleed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a year late period?

Is it possible to have a year late period?

Not usually: Menopause is when someone (average age of 52) has gone one year without periods. In the time leading up to menopause, women experience irregular periods and may skip months between cycles. Medical problems can also cause a women to miss months of her period. Check with your doctor to determine why you aren't having periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get late period like this?

Is it normal to get late period like this?

Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of late period?

What are some possible causes of late period?

Agree w Dr. Ingram: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the longest you could go with a late period?

The longest to: Go without a period is to stop having them altogether. If you had a regular period & haven't had one in three months or more, please see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Late period for about 4 weeks, should I be concerned?

? reasons?: If you are not pregnant, other causes of missed or irregular periods include:
reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems. ...Read more

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What can induce a late period?

What can induce a late period?

Late period: Do you mean how can you make a period start when you are late? Assuming you are not pregnant, taking a progestin either orally or as a shot will work over 90% of the time. Or are you asking what can cause a period to be late? Pregnancy is a very common reason, but there's a long list of other possibilities. ...Read more